Since I moved from rural Pennsylvania to the heart of Boston and left my friends back home, I knew I needed to find a way to get connected to Suffolk. I applied to be an orientation leader in fall 2014, and then it all came together.
I was never someone who thought of himself as a leader, but by the end of summer 2015—after orientating the Class of 2019—I found my own defined leadership style. The pride I feel for Suffolk University is unmatched, and I liked being an OL so much, I became an orientation team leader. Two years of perfecting my leadership abilities and working closely with 19 other people on one of the most prestigious teams on campus—it’s a phenomenal feeling.
What feels even better, though, is walking into an interview for any job or internship, and knowing that the skills Suffolk taught you are going to land you the position with flying colors. Being a student at Suffolk, I now have the skills to be successful in whatever I choose to do and wherever I choose to go.